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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/3] x86/boot: Introduce the kernel_info et consortes
On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 12:53:55PM +0200, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Due to very limited space in the setup_header this patch series introduces new
> kernel_info struct which will be used to convey information from the kernel to
> the bootloader. This way the boot protocol can be extended regardless of the
> setup_header limitations. Additionally, the patch series introduces some
> convenience features like the setup_indirect struct and the
> kernel_info.setup_type_max field.
>
> Daniel
>
> Documentation/x86/boot.rst | 168 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/x86/boot/Makefile | 2 +-
> arch/x86/boot/compressed/Makefile | 4 +-
> arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c | 12 ++++++
> arch/x86/boot/compressed/kernel_info.S | 22 +++++++++++
> arch/x86/boot/header.S | 3 +-
> arch/x86/boot/tools/build.c | 5 +++
> arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/bootparam.h | 16 +++++++-
> arch/x86/kernel/e820.c | 11 ++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/kdebugfs.c | 20 ++++++++--
> arch/x86/kernel/ksysfs.c | 30 ++++++++++----
> arch/x86/kernel/setup.c | 4 ++
> arch/x86/mm/ioremap.c | 11 ++++++
> 13 files changed, 292 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>
> Daniel Kiper (3):
> x86/boot: Introduce the kernel_info
> x86/boot: Introduce the kernel_info.setup_type_max
> x86/boot: Introduce the setup_indirect

hpa, ping?

Daniel

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